Pursuit of the Eternal Treasure

Seventeenth  Sunday in Ordinary time, July 26, 2020 Readings: First Reading: 1 Kings 3: 5 – 12; Responsorial Psalm: 119; Second Reading: Romans 8: 28 – 30; Gospel: Matthew 13: 44 – 52 Our first reading for this week is from the first book of Kings, and it...

Recommit to deeper reading of the Word of God

Christianity from being a tiny movement of a small number of Jews is now a world phenomenon.  From now on, its mission is to make the kingdom a reality in every corner of our planet.  There are many more triumphs and tragedies to come.  But to have...

Why three times?

Friday May 29, 2020 In the first reading Acts 24, 27; 25. 13 – 21, once again, we see  the finger of God behind every action of every person in the story.  His finger is in our life stories too.  Can we see that?  And where will we find in today’s...

NOVEMBER 1, ALL SAINTS DAY: LIVE HUMBLY

Today we celebrate the faith of all those who went before us: the men and the women who went to church and practiced their faith in thoughts, words and actions.  The lives of these saints began in families, with brothers and sisters.  Their faith in God grew...

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. OCTOBER 27TH, 2019.

PARABLE OF THE PHARISEE AND TAX-COLLECTOR Readings: Sirach 35:15-17, 20-22.  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 God has blessed us abundantly and in plenty. He continues to pour out his abundant blessings on us. At the same time he invites to be close to him...